1950s jeopardy by 285p3Vw



Postwar Plans 100   200   300   400   500
 Korean War 100     200   300   400   500
The Cold War 100    200   300   400   500
 Civil Rights 100   200   300   400   500
   Lifestyles 100   200   300   400   500
Hodge Podge 100     200   300   400   500
Final Jeopardy
             What was Inchon?

This was the location of the surprise attack in
   North Korea that helped turn the tide of
   the war.
  What was the United Nations?

This organization was formed to prevent
 future global wars and to fight hunger,
     disease, and to help education.
What was the Berlin Airlift?

This event helped rescue West Berlin
 when it was cut off by the Soviets.
              What is four?
Germany was governed by several nations
and divided into this many parts following
                 the war.
              What was Japan?

Besides Germany, this defeated country was
  also occupied by the U.S. after WWII.
    What was the Marshall Plan?

  This was the plan to rebuild Europe
following WWII and to protect it from
    What is the 38th parallel?

Korea was divided at this parallel at the
    beginning and end of the war.
  What is neither side (It was a

This side won the Korean War.
    What is communist?

The North part of Korea had this type of
Who was Douglas MacArthur?

This man led the UN troops and was later
            fired by Truman.
What is to prevent the spread of communism?

 This was the reason why the Korean War
                was fought.
      What was the Soviet Union?

This nation led the Warsaw Pact countries.
“Don’t Choke!”

What was NATO?

 This alliance included the United States
      and other democratic nations.
           What was the Warsaw Pact?
This alliance was communist and was behind the iron
         What is the Cold War?

This is when two nations do not engage in
 any battles but train their weapons upon
                each other.
         What was the Berlin Wall?

This was put up to divide a particular city
              in Germany.
        Who was Martin Luther King?

This leader gave his famous “I Have a Dream”
Who was Rosa Parks?
  This woman refused to give up her bus
seat and helped with the Montgomery Bus
 What was the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

This act made it illegal to require literacy
         tests at voting booths.
   What was the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

This act helped change the Jim Crow laws and
make them illegal. It ended discrimination in
      hiring and protected voting rights.
“Don’t Choke!”

What was Brown vs. the Board of Education?

       This court case overturned Plessy vs.
      What are bomb shelters?

 Some Americans built these in their
backyards to protect them from atomic
      What were baby boomers?

This was the term for the generation of
 adults born right after World War II.
What was the Interstate Highway

    Eisenhower created a network of
    connected roads across America
               with this.
     What is the GI Bill of Rights?

This act gave benefits to WWII veterans in
housing, education loans, and employment
What was Sputnik?

 This was the first satellite launched in
Who was Joseph McCarthy?

 This Wisconsin senator accused over 200
 government workers of being Communist
          Who was Malcolm X?

This man formed the Black Panthers and
    supported violence or any means
       necessary for Civil Rights.
 Who were the women?

These people were expected to leave their
    WWII jobs and return to being
What was Levittown?

 This was a neighborhood of affordable
   houses that were made with mass
     production and were identical.
          Who was Eleanor Roosevelt?

This former First Lady worked for women’s
         rights following WWII.

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